In their blog, SDxCentral quoted analyst Ovum’s "Managed Security Services Provider Profiles EMEA 2018-19" report saying that the consultancy already rated Orange Cyberdefense as a market challenger in the security sector before the acquisition. SDxCentral quoted Ovum saying that security is considered a major growth area for the Orange Group, and the operator intends to develop the Orange Cyberdefense brand "as a pure-play cybersecurity provider beyond the realms of network security."
5G was also in the news for Orange after the recent disclosure of the partnership between Dell Technologies and Orange. Forbes, Light Reading, SDxCentral and RCR Wireless all mentioned the Orange ambition to launch 5G technology in 17 major European cities this year.
Elsewhere in the news, Computer Sweden spoke with our Nordic Regional M.D. Simon Ranyard, who discussed the Nordic regional growth strategy for Orange Business Services and how we're able to act as a global business with a local touch. The report focuses on the importance and potential of the acquisition of Basefarm by Orange in 2018 and how it reinforces our position in the cloud services market.
Meanwhile, many Orange Business Services people were busy getting their voices and our messages heard as a host of byline articles and interviews were published in the media worldwide. Here's just a very small selection of the articles these activities generated:
- Rob Willcock, President, Americas was the subject of a Telecom Ramblings (U.S.) Industry Spotlight Q&A. He stressed our capacity to support multinational clients and outlined our presence and capabilities in the region. Rob also regularly contributes to the Orange Business Services blog. Here’s some useful advice he recently published on picking the right partner for SD-WAN
- On the other side of the world, Saurabh Sanghoee, Head of Global Solutions and Services for Orange Business Services in India, discussed the country’s digital transformation efforts in an interview with tele.net.in
International Social and Media Manager at Orange Business Services. I'm in charge of our International social media and the English language blogs at Orange Business Services. In my spare time I'm literally captain of my own ship, spending my time on the wonderful rivers and canals of England.